Detroit ID

There is no age limit for Detroit ID. Applicants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present during application appointment. 



The Detroit ID is for ALL Detroiters, including returning citizens, homeless individuals, and immigrants regardless of immigration status. Use it to:


  • Access city services: interact with the Detroit Police Department and Detroit Public Schools
  • Open utility accounts with DTE and Detroit Water and Sewerage Dept.
  • Open a checking or savings account with One Detroit Credit Union
  • Receive discounts at dozens of local businesses and cultural activities across Detroit


It’s easy as 1-2-3

  1. Gather proof of identity and proof of residence documents:
  2. To make an appointment call 313-774-5388
  3. Complete an application


Checklist used to add up point system for ID card
Screenshot Application checklist for easy access